social justice

When the Past is Present: Documentary "After Fire" is a Nuanced Portrait of Women Veterans

After Fire is a sensitive and nuanced portrait of women’s pain: It does not define its subjects by their pain, but neither does it deny their pain or require them to qualify, perform, or justify that pain. Read more »

"No More Heroes": Jordan Flaherty’s New Book Excavates the Deep Roots of the White Savior Industrial Complex

Our capitalist system supports and rewards saviorism, which we can help uproot by supporting movements led by the people most impacted by the issues being addressed. Read more »

Electric Youth : Eight Activists Who Are Sparking Change Right Now

Young activists, artists, and changemakers to look out for. Read more »

Kids These Days

Kids of this generation get a bad rap but we’re working to make a better future together. Read more »

Locked Down: On Disability and Incarceration

As a culture, we never addressed the ableist biases that led us to want to lock up disabled people in the first place.  Read more »

Eyes On the Prize: Donald Trump and the Need for Election Observers

If the Supreme Court and the DOJ won’t protect us, we’ll have to protect each other. Read more »

Cruel Summer: What's Messed Up About The Olympic Games

It’s worth considering what kind of exploitation makes our spectatorship possible. Read more »

Young Feminists of Color are Transforming the Labor Movement

Today, young feminist women of color are fighting to transform the economic status of women—and they are succeeding. Read more »

Art Collective Electric Machete Is A Movement for Latinx Artists

The group based out of the Twin Cities is reclaiming space in the art scene for women of color.  Read more »

No Filter: Finding Chicana Empowerment, Community, and Art on Instagram

My feed is a treasure trove of girls who look like me. Read more »

Pages

Trans Women Are Women. Why Do We Have to Keep Saying This?

Caitlin Jenner posing on the cover of Vanity Fair This Sunday, the New York Times ran an op-ed by... Read more »

House Proud : The troubling rise of stay-at-home daughters

“Daughters aren’t to be independent. They’re not to act outside the scope 
of their father. As long as they’re under the...

Read more »

All Hail the Queen?: What Do Our Perceptions of Beyoncé's Feminism Say about us?

The policing of feminist cred is the real moral contradiction. Read more »

Mad Science: Deconstructing Bunk Reporting in 5 Easy Steps

British scientists have uncovered the truth behind one of modern culture's greatest mysteries: why little girls play with pink toys. Is it...

Read more »